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[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 46: The 4.2" Chemical Mortar Of 1942 - United States. War Department
Not the greatest film quality. National Archives description: "A 4.2" mortar fires high explosive and phosphorus shells which explode on targets. Transportation of mortar and ammunition in large truck (10 men-10 rounds) is compared with that of a jeep towing a trailer bearing a mortar and ammunition (2 jeeps-6 men-48 rounds). Jeep and trailer units are tested at various speeds and on all types of terrain, fire mortars from barge landing craft as an island is approached, drive off barge, and are ...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Mortars (Ordnance); World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII
Downloads: 27
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 220: Arctic Igloo 1948 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Demonstrates how to build an igloo. Men locate a site and dig a pit. Snow blocks are cut from the pit. The blocks are trimmed and joined into a circular foundation. The first layer is cut to form an incline. The remaining blocks are placed in a spiral. Before the dome is finished, a door is cut. One man enters the igloo and helps place the last blocks." National Archives Identifier: 24581 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you i...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Survival -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Cold War; Winter Warfare -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc
Downloads: 32
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 219: V-2 Rocket Assembling And Launching, 1947 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Reel 1 shows a V-2 rocket assembled from German parts at White Sands Proving Grounds, New Mexico. The alcohol tank, oxygen tank, propulsion unit, and tail housing are placed in position. The rocket is carried to the firing area and raised to a vertical position. Reel 2, final checks are made and the rocket is fired. Its course is followed by radar. Parts are recovered after the rocket has crashed." National Archives Identifier: 24580 As always, any error or typo i...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; V-2 Rocket; White Sands Proving Ground (N.M.)
Downloads: 69
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 148 Camouflage In Combat 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Reel 1 shows the tactical exploitation and counteraction of shadows. The use of nets, underbrush, and other camouflage is shown at Guadalcanal and at Anzio and Casino in Italy. Shows a decoy bridge that has been bombed. Reel 2 shows examples of enemy camouflage: a German airfield disguised as a village and a dummy Japanese artillery installation."National Archives Identifier: 24542 film not in great shape...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Camouflage; Camouflage (Military Science); World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII
Downloads: 48
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 10: The Coast Artillery Board - United States. War Department
Not the greatest film quality. National Archives description: "Summary: Four 90 mm antiaircraft guns, remotely controlled by a height finder and director, fire at an aircraft towed target sleeve over Fort Monroe, Va. Men load guns and haul ammunition; a battery safety officer on a tower and others at each gun stop the firing when the sleeve is towed out of the safety area; shells burst near the sleeve; and machines record the rate of fire." National Archives Identifier: 24421As always, any error...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War II; Antiaircraft Artillery
Downloads: 27
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 55: White Phosphorus VS High Explosive 1943 - United States. War Department
Not the greatest film quality. National Archives  description: "Compares the effect of white phosphorous and high explosives fired in 42-inch mortars during tests at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland. Dummies are placed in foxholes and in attack formation, shelled, and examined after salvos. "Casualties" are reported and compared. The superiority of white phosphorous shells is pointed out, particularly for shelling troops in foxholes." National Archives Identifier: 24463 As always, any error or typo i...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Mortars (Ordnance); World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; United States. -- Army -- Equipment -- Testing
Downloads: 64
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 120: Demolition Rocket Launcher T-40, 1944 - United States. War Department
Film not in the greatest shape. National Archives description:"Reel 1, a rocket launcher mounted on a M-4 tank fires rockets which clear paths through various types of obstacles and fortifications. The tank tries unsuccessfully to pass thru uncleared obstacles. After firing the launcher is jettisoned. Reel 2 soldiers mount the rocket launcher, adapt the 7.2" T-37 rocket for the launcher, grease the rockets and rails, and load the launcher." National Archives Identifier: 24517 As always, any erro...
Keywords: Rockets (Ordnance); Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; Tanks (Military Science); M4 Sherman Tank
Downloads: 29
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 7: Barrage Balloons, 1941 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Coast Artillerymen at Camp Davis, N.C., demonstrate how to handle barrage balloons. Reel 1, a balloon and its accessories are unpacked. The balloon is partially inflated, entered, and inspected. Cylinders of helium are prepared for inflating the balloon. Reel 2. the manifold of the balloon is connected to a helium gas cylinder and the envelope is inflated; the balloon gradually rises...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Camp Davis (N.C.); World War, 1939-1945; Balloons (Captive); Balloons; World War II; WWII
Downloads: 22
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 211: The T-73 Demolition Rocket Launcher, 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Demonstrates how to install a rocket launcher on a tank. Cardboard templates are cut to fit the tank's turret. The template outline is traced on the launcher brackets. The brackets are cut and then welded onto the tank. The launching frame is lowered onto the brackets." National Archives Identifier:24577 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donatio...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Rockets (Ordnance); M4 Sherman Tank; WWII; Tanks (Military Science); World War, 1939-1945; World War II
Downloads: 51
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 33: Test Substitutes For Rubber Tires & Brazil Day Sept 7, 1942 - United States. War Department
No description at the National Archives but the 1st story is about the testing of synthetic rubber at Holabird Ordnance Motor Base, Camp Holabird, Maryland. The 2nd story is about "Brazil Day" at Ft. Meade, Maryland and features the 76th Inf. Div.National Archives Identifier: 24443 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive....
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Brazil; WWII; Rubber Conservation -- United States; United States. -- Army -- Equipment -- Testing
Downloads: 19
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 60: DUKW The Sea-Going Truck, 1943 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Reel 1 describes general features of the Dukw and shows drivers learning how to drive it on land. Emphasizes the importance of proper tire pressure for roads and beaches. A bogged-down Dukw winches itself free.Reel 2 demonstrates how to drive in water, anchor, and hit a beach. Describes traffic rules. Reel 3 teaches cargo handling. Cargo from a freighter is unloaded by A-frame and 'hog troughs.' Shows how wounded are carried from shore to ship and includes scenes ...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Motor vehicles, Amphibious -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; Landing craft -- United States; WWII; World War II
Downloads: 32
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 178: Flame Thrower Fuels - United States. War Department
National Archives description "Shows firing of tank-mounted and portable flame throwers. Fuels are mixed and thickened to various consistencies by the addition of napalm and peptizers and by aging, and are fired against a target. Animation shows the relation of temperature to stirring time." National Archives Identifier: 24561 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a ve...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; WWII; Flame Throwers; World War II; Flamethrowers; World War, 1939-1945; Firearms; WWII In Color
Downloads: 52
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 56: The Western Battle Front, May-June 1940 - United States. War Department
Not the greatest video quality. Description at the National Archives: "Captured film shows the German campaigns in Holland, Belgium, and France in May and June 1940. Emphasizes the speed of the attack and shows the use of special weapons. Reel 1, Holland is invaded and defeated. Troops capture Fort Eben Emall, Belgium, using flamethrowers and explosives. The Maginot Line is broken in the Battle of Flanders...
Keywords: WWII; Newsreel; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; World War II; Film Bulletin
Downloads: 156
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin: 142 Moistureproofing And Fungiproofing Signal Corps Equipment 1944 - United States. War Department
National Archives description "Shows the damaging effects of moisture and fungus on pieces of wire and radio equipment, test instruments, and a leather case. Explains the step-by-step processing of a unit, using the MK2/GSM kit. Demonstrates every step in moistureproofing and fungiproofing an SCR-610 radio set. Also shows assembly-line procedures used for handling many units at one time." National Archives Identifier: 24536As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if yo...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; SCR-610; WWII; World War II; Radio, Military -- United States -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; boatanchor; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 17
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 192 Fixed Bridge Construction And Repair In The CBI 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives  description "Reel 1 shows a bamboo footbridge over a stream. Piles are driven and trestles are placed for a bridge foundation. Elephants carry and pile logs; planks are cut at a portable saw mill; and a causeway is constructed over swampy ground. Reel 2 shows a double Bailey bridge, and a combination railway-pedestrian-highway bridge. Coolies in Burma carry materials on a walkway over the Salween River...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Military Engineering; CBI; World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering And Construction; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII
Downloads: 32
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 154: Velocity Calibration Of Artillery 1944 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Describes the units of the Ballistic and Technical Service Team that calibrates artillery pieces. Shows features of the shop truck and special equipment used in calibration and details of how the operation is carried out."National Archives Identifier: 24545 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or A...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Artillery -- United States -- Maintenance And Repair -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII
Downloads: 24
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 87: Radio Set SCR-545, 1943 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Describes and demonstrates a radar device used in antiaircraft fire. Identifies its various parts and shows their operation. The device is hauled to a location in a truck and a trailer. The qualifications of a good position are enumerated. Demonstrates the activities of the elevation operator, azimuth operator, and range operator after the set has been oriented and synchronized...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Technology; Radar; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; SCR-545; Antiaircraft Artillery
Downloads: 53
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 145: Radio Set SCR-694, 1944 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Shows the set in operation as its coverage, range, and types of transmission are described. Enumerates its special features, such as the panel guard, the crystal compartment, waterproofing, and internal construction. Identifies components of the set. Also describes the hand generator, the vibrator power supply, and the horizontal and vertical antennas." 24539  As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwis...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; SCR-694; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; Radio, Military -- United States -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; boatanchor; World War II
Downloads: 28
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 1: 90-mm Gun and 37-mm & Antiaircraft Gun - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Part 1, a 90-mm antiaircraft gun is described and test fired singly and in battery at Ft Monroe, Va. Part 2, a 37-mm, remote-controlled antiaircraft gun is test fired at Ft. Monroe and its operation is described. Part 3, a 16-inch howitzer is fired at Ft. Storey, Va." National Archives Identifier: 24412 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation...
Keywords: WWII; Antiaircraft Artillery; Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Fort Monroe (Va.); Fort Story (Va.)
Downloads: 31
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin The SCR-547 Radio Optical Height Finder - United States. War Department
National Archives  description: "Soldiers load 90mm antiaircraft guns. Shows a German light bomber. Four trucks bearing the height finder personnel, spare parts, and generator move down a road and into a field. The soldiers set up, level, assemble, and adjust the height finder." National Archives Identifier: 24586 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's char...
Keywords: WWII; Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Technology; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Antiaircraft Artillery
Downloads: 22
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 135 Bulldozer For Medium Tanks 1944 - United States. War Department
National Archives description "Demonstrates in detail how the dozer blade is mounted on the tank. Shows the tankdozer breaking down scaffolding, steel railings, log pilings and walls, and concrete eggs and coffins. Demonstrates how it can pile dirt to ramp walls, clear jungles and jettison the blade to convert to a combat tank." National Archives Identifier: 24530 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, pl...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Tanks (Military Science); Military Engineering
Downloads: 29
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 52 Part B: Men And Materiel For The South Pacific - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "P-38s destined for assembly at Allied bases in Australia are loaded on cargo vessels. Shows, in Australia, finished trucks coming off an assembly line. Shows, in New Caledonia, natives receiving medical aid and scenes of a U.S. cavalry regiment. Unassembled planes are loaded onto ships. Planes and trucks are assembled in Australia." National Archives Identifier: 24461 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or ot...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; Lightning (Fighter Plane); WWII; World War II
Downloads: 32
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 197: VT Bomb And Rocket Fuses, 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description "Reel 1 explains differences between time, or contact fuses and the VT fuse. The arming distance and the zone of sensitivity of the VT fuse are diagrammed. The advantage of an air burst and of a steep angle of approach to the target are diagrammed. Demonstrates how to assemble the fuse. Reel 2, fuses are fitted into rockets and bombs which are then loaded onto planes. The action of the VT fuse is demonstrated in a practice bombing...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War II; Projectiles, Aerial; Rockets (Ordnance); World War, 1939-1945; Fuzes (Ordnance); WWII; Bombing, Aerial
Downloads: 43
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 202: Traffic Control In CBI, 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Shows solutions to traffic problems confronted in Calcutta and along the Stilwell Road. Radio control cars and a central transmitting station help coordinate activities. Explains the necessity for close cooperation with native and British police and for prompt reports of accidents. A convoy is escorted through the city. Highway control is obtained and maintained by using regularly placed traffic stations and careful patrolling."National Archives Identifier: 24575A...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; CBI; Stilwell Road (Burma) Road; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; World War, 1939-1945 -- India; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War II
Downloads: 16
[movies]Your Army In The Making - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "On army maneuvers in North and South Carolina, 1941. Consists mostly of brief scenes of representative activities by various branches, corps, and special troops. Reel 1, tents are erected, communications are set up, and supplies are unloaded. An evacuation hospital is established. Artillery is "fired" and horses pull guns and supplies to various positions. Reel 2, horses are groomed and then carry guns and cavalry troops to battle areas...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; United States. -- Army -- Maneuvers; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Carolina Maneuvers; United States. Army; Military Maneuvers -- United States; US Army
Downloads: 108
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 52 Part A: Cable Laying In Panama - United States. War Department
Not the greatest film quality. National Archives description: "Shows work on part of the communications system of the Canal Zone. A barge lays cable connecting ocean bed and land cables." National Archives Identifier: 24460 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering and construction; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Communications
Downloads: 22
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 64: Tank Destroyer: 3" Gun Motor Carriage M-10, 1943 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Describes the 3-inch gun motor carriage M-10. Shows a large line of tank destroyers at Camp Hood, Texas. A five-man crew enters a tank destroyer. Demonstrates its interior controls and procedures of the crew in putting the gun in action. The tank destroyer runs a test course and fires at the target range." National Archives Identifier: 24472 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these f...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Gun-carriages -- United States -- Maintenance And Repair -- Handbooks, Manuals, Etc; WWII; World War II; Film Bulletin; Camp Hood (Tex.)
Downloads: 35
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 171: Salvage 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Shows how the Quartermaster Corps operates an overseas base salvage depot. Enemy and Allied supplies and equipment are collected and assembled at the depot and repaired by soldiers and natives. Shows how certain items are repaired, including clothing, radio equipment, mess kits, gasoline cans, and picks and shovels. Rubber tires and tubes are inspected prior to their reissue or their return to the U.S...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment And Supplies; World War, 1939-1945; Rubber Conservation -- United States; United States. -- Army -- Quartermaster Corps; World War; WWII
Downloads: 35
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 193: Evacuation Of Civilians 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "On Army evacuating procedures in occupied France and Germany. Reel 1 shows rubble of a shelled town; scenes of civilian distress; and refugees following a garbage truck. On receiving evacuation orders from the military government, civilians leave their improvised dwellings, assemble, and are sprayed. Reel 2, an officer confers with local authorities, and evacuees report for identification and screening...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Occupied Territories; United States. Army
Downloads: 27
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 38: Seek, Strike, Destroy - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "On the training of tank destroyer teams at Camp Hood, Texas. Shows ceremonies as the training center is officially opened. Troops learn operation and maintenance of half-track vehicles. A track is replaced during simulated combat. Mock German tanks are destroyed by 75mm antitank guns during maneuvers." Not the greatest film quality. National Archives Identifier: 24449 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or ot...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; Fort Hood (Tex.); Half-track Vehicles, Military
Downloads: 36
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 58: Radio Target Plane 1943 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "On the use of miniature, radio-controlled planes for antiaircraft target practice at Ft. Bliss, Texas. Target planes are lined up and towed to firing ranges. A plane is put on a catapult, its radio mechanism is installed, and it is fired and guided in flight. Gunner trainees fire at the target. Also shows how a parachute is placed in the plane to use for emergency landings." National Archives Identifier: 24466 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy ...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Fort Bliss (Tex.); Antiaircraft Artillery; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American
Downloads: 32
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 36: Attack Via The Sky, 1942 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Airborne operations are demonstrated at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Planes take off and paratroopers are dropped. Shows the work of medical aids and other specialists. Cargo planes land in a "captured" field, artillery and vehicles are unloaded, and a bridge is blown up." National Archives Identifier: 24447
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Parachute Troops; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Fort Bragg (N.C.); Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane)
Downloads: 30
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 39: Scrap For Victory! - United States. War Department
Not the greatest film quality. National Archives description: "War materiels are scrapped at the Aberdeen Proving Ground (Maryland). Shows the collecting and disassembling of old guns and mortars (dating from 1914, and including French and German weapons), tanks (some German), tractors, cannonballs, and shells. A 42cm German howitzer (1914), largest of all German field pieces, is among the scrapped weapons...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Harris, Charles T. (Charles Tillman), 1884-1961; World War II: Homefront; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.)
Downloads: 54
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 201: River-Crossing Operations In The CBI 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Soldiers, mules, trucks, supplies, and caterpillar tractors cross rivers on or in bamboo rafts, canvas boats, pneumatic boats, Bailey bridges, ferries, pontoon bridges, oil drum rafts, assault boats, and wooden bridges. Trucks ford rivers and troops wade and swim across. Engineers construct wooden landing stages for ferries; build bridge sections on river banks; and place bridge balks, flooring, and pontoons into position...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering And Construction; CBI; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; World War II
Downloads: 20
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 76: Enemy Mines In Tunisia 1943 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Film made during the Allied offensive of April and May 1943 shows how mines, mine fields, and clear paths are discovered and marked and how mines are removed. Reel 1, German Tellermine No. 1 is demonstrated. Shows methods of removing and deactivating the German "S" mine and the Italian B-4 antipersonnel mine. Reel 2, the Italian B-2 antitank mine, the German Eggbomb, and the N-5 antivehicle mine are demonstrated...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; WWII; Mines (Military Explosives) -- Detection; Mines (Military Explosives) -- German; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Tunisia; World War, 1939-1945; Mines (Military Explosives) -- Italian
Downloads: 37
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 3: Tests Of Gun Carriers Etc., 1941 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Part 1, a Christie tank-type carrier is driven over a test course at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. A 75-mm gun is fired from an experimental half-track carrier. Part 2, incendiary bombs are tested on the roof and porch of a wooden building. Part 3, a hole driller is tested at Ft. Belvoir. Va. Charges are exploded in the holes and tanks try to pass through the resulting craters...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.); Fort Belvoir (Va.); World War, 1939-1945; Half-track Vehicles, Military; World War II; WWII; United States. -- Army -- Equipment -- Testing
Downloads: 32
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 23: Americans At War (restricted) - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Urges the purchase of war bonds, showing scenes of publicity parades in Washington, New York, and Chicago. Pres. Roosevelt greets wounded veterans at the White House. Shows rallies in factory yards and at Soldiers Field, Chicago, where a speaker urges bond purchases." National Archives Identifier: 24434 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; World War, 1939-1945; War Bonds; World War II; WWII; World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 44
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 2: Experimental Equipment Flamethrower, Etc. - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Part 1, an experimental flamethrower is tested at Ft. Belvoir. Demonstrates its use against a pillbox and describes its construction, parts, and safety features. Part 2, rubber boats are used to ferry a tank and to build a pontoon bridge at Ft. Knox, Ky. Part 3, a trench digger is demonstrated at Ft. Belvoir." National Archives Identifier: 24413 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from the...
Keywords: WWII; Film Bulletin; Flamethrowers; Flame Throwers; Firearms; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; Fort Belvoir (Va.); United States. -- Army -- Equipment -- Testing
Downloads: 38
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 203 The General Hospital 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Reel 1 shows general hospitals in New Caledonia, India, England, and Iran. Medical corpsmen build a general hospital on New Guinea. Shows and explains the operation of a hospital center. Litter bearers remove wounded; a surgical team operates at a general hospital; a patient is fitted with an artificial eye; and physical therapists help patients. Reel 2 describes the functions of a general hospital...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering And Construction; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII
Downloads: 17
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 119: Engineers In Combat 1944 - United States. War Department
Not the greatest film quality. National Archives description: "Engineer replacement center trainees are instructed to use rifle and bayonet, knots and ropes, demolition charges, power tools, road building machinery, and assault boats; to lay, detect, and remove land mines and booby traps; to erect buildings and all types of bridges; and to debark from transports. Combat films of Pacific and European theaters of World War II are shown." National Archives Identifier: 24516 As always, any error or ...
Keywords: WWII; Film Bulletin; World War II; Military Engineering; World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering And Construction; Military Engineering -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; WWII
Downloads: 30
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 32: Stevedores, Pigeons, Paratroops, Arsenal - United States. War Department
Title Cards: Soldier-Stevedores Train On QMs S.S. DixiePvt. Pigeon, U.S. ArmyToughening Up Our ParachutistsLatin-American Officers Visit Edgewood Arsenal 1942 National Archives description: "Part 1, quartermasters practice cargo handling on a dummy ship at Ft. Dixon, N.J. Part 2 demonstrates at Ft. Monmouth, N.J., how messages are prepared and sent by carrier pigeons. Part 3 shows paratroop training at Ft...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Edgewood Arsenal (Edgewood, Md.); Fort Benning (Ga.); WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Parachute Troops
Downloads: 54
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 126: Japanese Grenades And Mines 1944 - United States. War Department
National Archives description "Describes six weapons: fragmentation (hand) grenade, stick mine, magnetic mine, type 93 mine, Dutch mushroom-top mine, and the double-horned beach mine. Demonstrates how the weapons are used, explains their operation, and shows how they can be decommissioned. Uses diagrams in explaining how the weapons function." National Archives Identifier: 24522 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from ...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Grenades; World War, 1939-1945; Grenades -- Japanese; Mines (Military Explosives) -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Mines (Military Explosives) -- Japanese; WWII; World War II
Downloads: 38
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 191: The Heavy Tank T26E3, 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description "Shows extensive field tests of this new tank, demonstrating its low silhouette; torsion bar suspension; ability to cope with rough terrain, 60 per cent grades, and 8-foot trenches; its heavy armor. Identifies and describes the weapons it carries. Studies the operation of its wheel mechanisms. The power train, fighting compartment, and driving compartment are examined...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945; M26 Pershing Tank; World War II; Tanks (Military Science); WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare
Downloads: 70
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 182: Road Construction And Maintenance In The CBI 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description "Explosives and heavy equipment are used to cut roads through jungles and across hills in Burma. Natives help carry and move logs, rebuild and widen roads, and blast obstacles. Drainage ditches are installed. Rocks are broken by natives and spread along road beds. Engineers and natives maintain roads by rebuilding those that have been washed out, clearing away slides, and correcting drainage." National Archives Identifier: 24563 As always, any error or typo is mine ...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Military Engineering -- United States; Military Engineering; World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering And Construction; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; CBI
Downloads: 20
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 51: Allied Offensive In North Africa 1943 - United States. War Department
Not the greatest film quality. National Archives description: "Captured film shows the German campaigns in Holland, Belgium, and France in May and June 1940. Emphasizes the speed of the attack and shows the use of special weapons. Reel 1, Holland is invaded and defeated. Troops capture Fort Eben Emall, Belgium, using flamethrowers and explosives. The Maginot Line is broken in the Battle of Flanders...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- France; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, German
Downloads: 41
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 74: Close Combat (British), 1943 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "A British Navy training film. Reel 1 demonstrates attack and counterattack methods of hand-to-hand combat and defense against an attacker bearing a knife or a club. Shows the use of the helmet as a shield and as a weapon. Reel 2 demonstrates how to tie a prisoner and how to escort a prisoner. Methods of disarming an opponent are shown." National Archives Identifier: 24482 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ o...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Hand-to-hand Fighting; World War, 1939-1945; Self-defense -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; WWII; World War II; Training Film; Great Britain. -- Royal Navy
Downloads: 115
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 151: The Infantry Tank Team, 1944 - United States. War Department
Not the greatest film quality. National Archives description: "Shows how the infantry-tank team lends mutual protection from dangers experienced by each during independent operation. Describes conditions, formations, and communications for combined operations. Demonstrates how a team can capture an enemy position consisting of a machine gun and an antitank gun. The infantry finds and points out the objective, puts the antitank gun out of action, guides and protects the tanks, and follows them in...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. -- Army -- Infantry -- Drill And Tactics -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc
Downloads: 36
[audio]War Dept Film Bulletin 89: War Bonds, 1943 (Audio) - United States. War Department
Audio extracted from the United States War Department Film Bulletin #89, War Bonds. The film is in poor shape so  just the audio has been uploaded here.National Archives description: "Reel 1, Generals Brehon Somervell and Howard K. Loughry speak on the value of war bond purchases by Army personnel. Reel 2, shows activities at the Army War Bond office in Chicago, following operations from the arrival of Class B allotment applications to the mailing of bonds...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Somervell, Brehon Burke, 1892-1955; WWII; World War II; War Bonds; World War, 1939-1945; Loughry, Howard K. (Kendall), 1882-1965
Downloads: 111
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 13: Defense Industry, Somewhere USA, restricted - United States. War Department
Not the greatest film quality. National Archives description: "Part 1 shows details in the manufacture of gas masks at an unidentified factory. Part 2 shows tests of the half-track T-16 and motor carriage T-32 at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. Part 3, tank obstacles are constructed from natural materials at Ft. Belvoir, Va." National Archives Identifier: 24424 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please c...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment And Supplies; World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- United States; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.)
Downloads: 37
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 27: Women At War & Bread For The Front - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Part 1, women test war equipment at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. They load guns, test tractors and other carriers, operate antiaircraft guns, and work at technical jobs relating to tests. Part 2 demonstrates the Army's mobile field bakery. Ingredients are measured and mixed. Bread is baked and served to troops."National Archives Identifier: 24438 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit fr...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Employment -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Food Supply; World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; World War II: Women; WWII; World War II; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.)
Downloads: 37
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